Archive: ufc 157

Oct 2, 2013 7:31 am

Lavar Johnson discusses TRT suspension

36-year-old heavyweight, Lavar Johnson, appeared on Monday’s episode of ‘The MMA Hour,’ where he discussed his suspension by the California State Athletic Commission for elevated levels of testosterone following his loss to Brendan Schaub at UFC 157. The loss was Johnson’s second in a row and he was subsequently released by the UFC. “What happened was basically I was...

Aug 6, 2013 9:12 am

Hendo’s Coach: Vitor Belfort will ‘regret’ asking for Dan Henderson rematch

Vitor Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) may still have Chael Sonnen in his sights, but “The Phenom” is already widening his search for potential opponents, this according to his wife and manager, Joana Prado. She spoke to SporTV recently and mentioned that should a fight with Sonnen fail to materialize, Belfort’s second option would be...

Aug 1, 2013 10:02 am

Lyoto Machida Says UFC Demanded Rematch for Anderson Silva

UFC 163 fighter and former UFC champion Lyoto Machida knows a little something about title rematches as his consecutive bouts with Mauricio Rua started a streaky run for ‘The Dragon’. Now Machida weighs in on a situation concerning his friend and former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. In an interview with O Globo, Machida covered...

Jul 11, 2013 10:58 am

Siyar Bahadurzada Out, Bobby Voelker In Against Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 8

In a piece of potentially upsetting news for fight fans, Siyar Bahadurzada has been injured and forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated bout with Robbie Lawler in a fight that would prompted an obligatory ‘don’t blink’ from UFC color commentators. But, the UFC has done well to keep the fireworks a very likely happening....

Jun 20, 2013 9:21 am

Kid Yamamoto vs. Ivan Menjivar slated for UFC 165 in Toronto

Late last night, Montreal’s Nancy Audet reported that a bantamweight bout between Ivan Menjivar (25-10 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto (18-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC) is being targeted for September’s UFC 165 event. UFC officials have yet to confirm the booking. The Tristar Gym product, Menjivar, will be looking to bounce back in to...

Apr 4, 2013 7:57 am

Nah-Shon Burrell replaces injured Amir Sadollah, faces Stephen Thompson at UFC 160

Amir Sadollah (6-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his fight against Stephen Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 160 next month with an undisclosed injury. Stepping in for Sadollah will be Strikeforce veteran Nah-Shon Burrell (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Burrell made his octagon debut in February, scoring a unanimous decision...

Mar 19, 2013 6:42 pm

Lavar Johnson Flagged For Elevated Testosterone Following UFC 157 Loss | UFC News

A post-fight drug screening after Lavar Johnson’s fight against Brendan Schaub at UFC 157 was flagged for elevated levels of testosterone. As first reported by MMAJunkie.com, CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster stated that an additional carbon isotope test revealed “the testosterone was consistent with the administration of a steroid”. The commission tested the fighters for...

Mar 7, 2013 7:31 am

Sam Stout vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg added to UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A lightweight match-up between Canadian Sam Stout (19-8-1 MMA, 8-7 UFC) and Strikeforce import Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg. Stout makes a quick return to action following his hard-fought split-decision win over Strikeforce veteran, Caros Fodor, at February’s UFC 157 event....

Feb 27, 2013 4:46 pm

Cyborg Insults Rousey via Twitter | MMA News

  So the heated rivalry between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos is a well documented one. Both fighters have gone back and forth for some time now since they both had homes in Strikeforce. Now, with Cyborg’s new contract with Invicta FC, she is apparently allowed to come over to...

Feb 25, 2013 12:10 pm

UFC Women’s Division Bulks Up: Sarah Kaufman and Three Others Added | UFC NEWS

In order to build and develop their women’s division, the UFC has signed former Strikeforce fighters Sarah Kaufman, Julie Kedzie, Amanda Nunes, and Germaine de Randamie. Fox Sports reporter A.J. Perez confirmed the signings via Twitter: Here are the four newest UFC women under contract per Dana White: Germaine de Randamie, Julie Kedzie, Sarah Kaufman,...

Feb 23, 2013 9:32 pm

UFC 157 Results: Fighters Deliver In Historic Event | UFC NEWS

Tonight at Anaheim’s Honda Center the UFC held its first ever bout contested between two female athletes. In the main event Ronda Rousey successfully defended her title for the first time and earned the right to finally call herself a UFC Champion. Challenger Liz Carmouche put made a valiant effort and put Rousey in a...

Feb 23, 2013 7:27 pm

UFC 157 Results: Robbie Lawler Stops Koscheck In Round 1 Via TKO | UFC NEWS

In the opening bout of tonight’s UFC 157 pay-per-view card, former top 10 middleweight, Robbie Lawler made a triumphant return as a UFC welterweight against Josh Koscheck. The fight was short and after two-succesful takedowns by Koscheck, Lawler was able to use his power punching successfully while sprawling out of a third takedown attempt to...

Feb 23, 2013 10:35 am

Watch Tonight’s UFC 157 Post-Fight Press Conference Live On BJPENN.COM | UFC NEWS

Immediately following tonight’s UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Pay-Per-View event the UFC will conduct it’s traditional post-fight press conference. Winners from the evenings main card and UFC President Dana White are expected to attend the event to discuss the evening’s highlights and field questions from the media in attendance. While this event is closed to...

Feb 23, 2013 10:07 am

Ronda Rousey Says She Is The Most Dangerous Woman In The World | UFC NEWS

Tonight from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, the UFC makes history with the debut of female bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey. While it is rare for an athlete to debut in the headlining slot, the former Olympic medalist says not matter what the circumstance, she is the most dangerous unarmed woman on the planet. “I...

Feb 22, 2013 10:17 am

Gambler’s Odds: Dan Henderson vs. Lyoto Machida | UFC NEWS

Sport gambling is a tricky thing to get the hang of— it really varies between sports. For football, you can truly rely on a team like the Baltimore Ravens to defeat the Tennessee Titans. In basketball, the Miami Heat is the team you want to choose if you want to have the best chances of...